Hello Hoggetowne Parents

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Hoogetwone’s funding is very low and to get what the school needs to teach our children we will need everyone’s help to meet our goal of a fun, safe, and simulating school year of all of our children.

Please come to the meeting once a month on the 2nd Thursday of the month at Hoogetowne Middle school at 6pm. If your unable to make the meeting please sign up to  volunteer of any of our events this year.  We are a team!  Parents are the back bone of every seccussfull school year. Lets make this happen together!

2013-14 PTG Board is as follows (voted at 8/27/13 PTG Meeting …Updated 2/3/2014-kam)

President

Shelia Mill

Vice-President

Karrie Munkittrick

Secretary

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Treasurer

Lynn Williams

March 11th, 2014 Non-Approved Minutes

Lynn called the meeting to order at 2:45pm.

Present at the meeting: Shelia Miller, (President), Lynn Williams (Secretary), Janet Nobles (parent), Jackie (grandparent), and Ms. Lowe (teacher).
Quorum was met.
Old Business: Approved February minutes.Money from the candy bar sale was turned in. There are still 2 boxes of candy bars to sell. Lynn Williams turned in all the receipts that were turned over to her for the BBQ. She also had $40.00 cash and a $3.00 check. We made $155.00 on the Thirty-One fundraiser. The dance made $313.49 and the Ornament sale turned out to be $148.00.
Treasurer report: as of 2/25/2014 the balance is $1175.87.
New Business: Lynn will contact the pool to see what we need to do to reserve the pool for May 16th and if Citizens Field will be available for us to use for our games. Aquatic pool manager is Marcel Waters at 334-5067. We need permission from Faculty Advisor for Citizens Field for the field games (waiting for a call back).
The PTG will host a Spring Fling dance on April 11th. The pre-sale will begin on April 3rd with the prices of $10.00; which will include 1 admission ticket and 6 food tickets. The tickets will sell at the door for $15.00 and will included the same; 1 admission ticket and 6 food tickets. There will also be food tickets for sale the night of the dance for $1.00 each. The food prices will be hot dogs (2 tickets), pizza (2 tickets), chips (1 ticket), baked goods (1 ticket), soda & water (1 ticket). Decorations were discussed, Lynn will be in charge of the decorating committee. We will decorate the great hall with Icicle lights, kites, flowers and pinwheels in vases or pots. We need tape that will not damage the walls. Stephanie Williams (Jordan’s cousin) will be there to help Lynn decorate. We will cover the hallway doors with spring wrapping paper to take photo’s in front of it and sell at the dance. Price for pictures will be decided at the next meeting. Lynn will collect money and tickets at the door the night of the dance. The dance will be from 6-9pm. As with the last dance we will ask for donations of canned soda, bottled water, baked goods, and hot dog rolls.
We will be having a yearend trip fundraiser in April with Yankee Candles. That sale will begin on April 18 and run until May 2nd. We will have a web site set up to promote sales for the Yankee Candles. We will hand out packets to the students on April 18th.
The Year End Trip date is set for May 16th from 10:00am until 1:30pm; with breakfast starting at 8:15am.
Amber Sapp the consultant that did the Thirty-One fundraiser donated 7 items for us to raffle off. All of the items are bags except for 2; which are key chains. We will attempt to put this together to run the raffle from March 17 until March 21st; with Shelly at the school collecting the money. Most of the bags will be raffled for $5.00 for each chance and the small tote and key chains will be $1.00 for each chance. They will purchase the ticket and put it in the box of the item they want to win. We will have a picture of the item on the front of the box. Drawing will be held on March 31st pending the sale starting on March 17th.
Shelia will send out an email to remind the parents that this is the last month to collect box tops. The students should turn their box tops into the teacher and the teachers should turn them over to Shelly. Then Jackie will pick them up from Shelly.
We have agreed to help with the 8th grade graduation. They need a speaker, non-denominational person to give the invocation, goody bags with items with the students names on it and volunteers that do not have an 8th grader to serve refreshments after the graduation. The graduation will be on May 30th at 6:00pm at a place still to be determined, depending on how many students register for the event. The cost of the event per student is $50.00, which will include a cap and gown, diploma, diploma holder and breakfast. We will ask for baked good donations from the parents and buy the cake.
Picture day is Friday, March 14th.
The last day of school is June 5th.
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 8th at 3:00pm.
Shelia adorned the meeting at 4:19pm.

By Shelia Miller

February 11, 2014 Non-Approved Minutes

Shelia called the meeting to order at 3.00pm.

Present at the meeting: Shelia Miller, (President), Karrie Munkittrick, (Vice President), Jill Dumas (parent).

Old Business: Approval of January minutes. Still have 2 boxes of candy bars to sell.

Treasurer report: as of 1/14/2014 the balance is $1030.38.

New Business: We will be doing a Thirty One fundraiser in February. Packets will be handed out on January 31st and orders need to be turned in by February 14th. This is not a year end fundraiser.
We will also be selling Sweet Grams from February 10th through February 13th. They will be handed out last period on February 14th by Jill and Michelle. They will sell for $1.00 for a pop and $2.00 for a bag.
We do need volunteers to sell the sweet grams in February.
We will sponsor a dance on February 14th. The pre-sale will start on February 10 and sell through the 14th. The tickets will cost $10.00 for pre-sale and $15.00 at the door. Extra meal tickets will also be sold at the door for $1.00 each. Any student with a referral that week will be unable to attend. The tickets include 1 admission ticket and 5 meal tickets. We will have Hot dogs, chips, soda, water, nachos & cheese, pizza and baked goods. We have Ms. Nelda, Ms. Cathy, Ms. Lauren, Chuck Miller, and Owen Williams who will chaperone the dance.
We will be having a year-end trip fundraiser in April with Yankee Candles. That sale will begin on April 18 and run until May 2nd. We will have a web site set up to promote sales for the Yankee Candles.

The Year End Trip date is set for May 16th.

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 11th at 3:00pm.

Shelia adorned the meeting at 4:15pm.

By Shelia Miller

PTG Meeting, Sweet Grams and Masquerade Dance

PTG Meeting Feb 11th 3pm in Ms. Lowe’s room.

ptgA Lot of things to go over with at Tuesday’s PTG meeting. Please joins us as we finalize things needed for the Dance this coming Friday, Fundraisers for End of Year Trip and Planing the End of Year Trip. ALL Parents, Teachers and Staff are welcome.  See you there!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet Gram Sale starting Feb 10th to Feb 13 at lunch time

sweet-grams-facebook$1.00 for pop gram and $2.00 for a bag gram. Last day of sale will be on the 13th. Grams delivery will be on Feb 14th at last period. Get your grams in before then!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2/14/14 Masquerade Dance

v day dance poster for print-01Get your 2/14/14 Masquerade Dance tickets now before the price goes up at the door!! Pre- Sale Tickets Feb 6 to Feb 13th
$10.00 Includes Decoratable Mask and 5 Food Tickets (while supplies last) See Ms. Cathy
At Door Tickets: $14.00 Includes 5 Food Tickets
Food Tickets: $1.00 each ticket

Thirty-One Fundraiser is going on now. Don’t miss out.

Thirty-One Fundraiser

Hoggetowne Middle School Fundraiser
Help us in our support of quality education and arts programs at Hoggetowne Middle School. All proceeds will be given to the Hoggetowne Middle School

https://www.mythirtyone.com/shop/eventhome.aspx?eventId=E4143607&from=MYEVENTS

Our Thirty-One consultant is Amber Sapp
Her contact information is in the packet that went home with your student on Friday.
Message us if you need any further information.

Your student can earn some awesome prizes… Don’t miss out……Plea you tell everyone to put your student’s name on the 2nd address line when ordering on line, so your student gets credit for the sale.

By Shelia Miller

Masquerade Dance

 

 

 

Masquerade Dance

Pre- Sale Tickets Feb 6 to Feb 13th
$10.00 Includes Decoratable Mask
and 5 Food Tickets (while supplies last)
At Door Tickets: $14.00 Includes 5 Food Tickets
Food Tickets: $1.00 each ticket

v day dance poster for print-01

January 14, 2014 APPROVED MINUTES

Shelia called the meeting to order at 5:30pm.

Present at the meeting: Shelia Miller, (President),Karrie Munkittrick, (Vice President),Lynn Williams(Treasurer), Jill Dumas.

Quorum was acquired.

Old Business: Approval of November minutes. Lynn motioned to approved minutes, Karrie second the motion and all approved the November minutes.
We still have 4 boxes of candy bars that need to be sold. Will be handing out flyer for the Mable’s Labels ongoing fundraiser. Hoggetowne will be on the front page of the School Days magazine in February. Jill Dumas is writing a great article for the magazine. Thank you Jill for providing the school this opportunity.
The Ornament sale went well for the most part. The sale totals for the ornament sales was $121.38. Thank you to Lynn for setting up, Jackie, Kristin and Janet for selling the ornaments every week. We were not charged for the booth rental. I am sending a thank you card to Charlie.

Treasurer report: as of 1/14/2014 the balance is $1030.38.

New Business: We will be doing a Thirty One fundraiser in February. Packets will be handed out on January 31st and orders need to be turned in by February 14th. This is not a year end fundraiser.
We will also be selling Sweet Grams from February 10th through February 13th. They will be handed out last period on February 14th.
We do need volunteers to sell the sweet grams in February.
We would like to sponsor a dance on February 14th. Shelia will check with Nelda to see if they have already planned anything. We would sell meal tickets and have all that wanted to decorate mask to wear the night of the dance. Karrie is looking into the cost of the masks.
We will be having a year end trip fundraiser in March with Yankee Candles. We will have a web site set up to promote sales for the Yankee Candles.

The Year End Trip date is set for May 30th. The online bank for the trip has been updated. We will start the day off by cooking a Pancake breakfast at school. This will be free for all the students going on the trip. The trip will be to Dwight Hunter Pool and Citizens Park in Gainesville. We will have a catered lunch. Water balloon fights, water gun fights, 3 legged races, egg races and other fun games along with a full day at the pool. Parents will transport the students from the school to the park. A full list of the participating students will be hung up in the front hall at the school in May.

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 11th at 3:00pm.

Shelia adorned the meeting at 7:00pm.

By Shelia Miller

November 19, 2013 Approved Minutes

Shelia called the meeting to order at 5.30pm

Present at meeting:
Shelia, Kristin, Karrie, Jackie, Lynn

Quorum was acquired.

Treasure report: $1180.00

Discuss old business:

Box tops: Box Tops will be collected quarterly and the homeroom with the most wins a pizza party.

Bar-B-Que – $25 in tips and bake sale, ending up making $154.00 on the BBQ

Christmas Ornaments decorating going well. First sale starts November 20th at 4pm. We will continue to decorate on Tuesday, December 3, 10 and the 17th. The last sale date is scheduled for December 18th.

December 6th is Vendor night. We will have Tupperware, Avon, Weedotart, Premier Jewelry, Thirty One.

New Business:

Shelia discussed lack of participation of the teachers in this parent-teacher group.

We came to the conclusion that the year end trip due to lack of support and money will have to be changed to a more economically trip.
We discussed Valdosta or Camp Kalaqua.

We need to set a date so Kristin can get pricing.

Next meeting will be held December 17th at 5:30pm.

Shelia adjoined the at 6:25pm

By Shelia Miller